Great Western Reservoir

Address: Between Simms and Indiana at 112th

This reservoir is filled from Clear Creek, Elk Horn Draw, and Walnut Creek. The earliest appropriation date is December 31, 1878. The water is used for irrigation and municipal (Broomfield) needs. Municipal water was transferred into Great Western from Nissen and Zang Reservoirs in 1984, all in Water District #7.
Quad Map/Date: Louisville, 1957
Sec/Town/Range: S7, T2S, R69W
Elevation: 5600
Source: State Engineer's "Water Rights Report," p. 381, June 1989.
Last Modified: Sat, August 10 1996

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